Carole Wedge, FAIA, LEED AP, is president of Shepley Bulfinch, a national design firm with offices in Boston, Houston, and Phoenix. Over the past decade, she has led Shepley Bulfinch's transformation, with the creation of an open culture and work environment; the rebranding of the firm and its institutional identity; and the expansion of its national design practice with the addition of a Phoenix office in 2009 and a Houston office in 2015.
Throughout her career Carole has sought to transform organizations by challenging them to face issues with clarity, frankness, and commitment. As an architect she has focused on the convergence of learning and teaching and research environments, with a long-standing commitment to sustainable design. A leader and mentor, Carole is committed to making the architectural profession relevant to future generations. She is an advocate for diversity in the profession and is active in Equity By Design. In 2011 Shepley Bulfinch was one of three firms honored by the American Institute of Architects' Diversity Recognition Program.
Carole is a member of the AIA's Large Firm Roundtable and the AIA Foundation. She has spoken and written widely, presenting at the last five AIA national conventions and serving on the host committee for the 2008 AIA Convention in Boston.
Carole served on the Board of Trustees for The Boston Architectural College from 2008-2018. She received her Bachelor of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado and her Bachelor in Architecture from the BAC. She was elevated to the College of Fellows of the AIA in 2008.